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25 Sep 6:03pm Courtroom escape sends police officer flying down stairs
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A deputy went down the stairs head first trying to catch the defendant as he made a run for it.
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25 Sep 5:48pm Updated Ukraine military plane crash: Cadets among at least 22 people killed
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The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv.
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25 Sep 5:35pm Coronavirus: UK pledges £500m to global vaccine-sharing scheme
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The PM will call on world leaders to set aside differences as he sets out plans to prevent future pandemics.
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25 Sep 5:07pm Huddersfield condemn Forest to worst start in 66 years
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Huddersfield get their first win of 2020-21 and condemn Nottingham Forest to their worst league start for 66 years.
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25 Sep 5:04pm Covid: Extra police patrols as bar curfew begins
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More officers are deployed this weekend to ensure the 22:00 closure of hospitality law is upheld.
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25 Sep 4:00pm Breonna Taylor: Louisville police shooting suspect held on $1m bail
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Larynzo Johnson, 26, is accused of shooting two policemen during protests for Breonna Taylor.
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25 Sep 3:55pm Covid-19: Global deaths may hit two million before vaccine in use - WHO
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The World Health Organization's warning comes as the number of deaths is nearing one million.
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25 Sep 2:49pm Covid: Lockdowns for Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli
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Two of Wales' biggest cities are included, with 1.5 million people in total now affected.
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25 Sep 1:33pm Coronavirus: London placed on Covid-19 watch-list as cases rise
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Mayor Sadiq Khan says the city is at "a worrying tipping point" as cases rise across the boroughs.
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25 Sep 1:22pm Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week
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Every case is estimated to result in between 1.2 and 1.5 further infections, government estimates find.
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25 Sep 12:49pm Covid: Ex-minister urges more economic help for women
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Caroline Nokes calls for extra support for the beauty sector and others with large female workforces.
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25 Sep 12:42pm London to go on Covid-19 watchlist as cases rise
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Mayor Sadiq Khan says the city is at "a worrying tipping point" as cases rise across the boroughs.
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25 Sep 12:38pm Paris attack: Two people stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo office
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Two suspects are arrested after the incident near the scene of the deadly 2015 attack on the magazine.
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25 Sep 12:38pm Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Personal trainer honours her with push-ups by casket
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The late Supreme Court justice's personal trainer pays his respects as she lies in state at the US Capitol.
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25 Sep 12:30pm Covid-19: Virus spread speeds up and local restrictions for Cardiff and Leeds
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.
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25 Sep 12:28pm Covid: Lockdowns for Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli
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Two of Wales' biggest cities are included, with 1.5 million people in total now affected.
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25 Sep 12:21pm Covid-19: Household mixing ban for Wigan, Stockport and Blackpool
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People in Stockport, Wigan and Blackpool will no longer be able to mix with other households in homes or gardens.
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25 Sep 11:59am Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre
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The long-serving sergeant was an "inspiration to all who knew him", says one colleague.
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25 Sep 11:48am Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week
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Every case is estimated to result in between 1.2 and 1.5 further infections, government estimates find.
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25 Sep 11:46am Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
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Limits on loo roll and flour are back as supermarkets act to prevent a repeat of March's panic buying.
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25 Sep 11:27am Covid-19: Leeds household mixing ban confirmed by government
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The ban comes in at midnight after a rise in Covid-19 cases, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms.
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25 Sep 10:31am Football Focus: Thiago Silva says Frank Lampard is the reason he joined Chelsea
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Thiago Silva tells Football Focus' Caroline de Moraes that Frank Lampard is the reason he decided to move to Chelsea after eight seasons with Paris St-Germain.
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25 Sep 10:26am Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre
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The long-serving sergeant was an "inspiration to all who knew him", says one colleague.
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25 Sep 10:21am Paris attack: Two people stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo office
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Two suspects are arrested after the incident near the scene of the deadly 2015 attack on the magazine.
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25 Sep 9:59am West Ham: David Moyes to manage Wolves game from home
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West Ham assistant Alan Irvine says boss David Moyes will still manage Sunday's game against Wolves, but from home as he is still self-isolating.
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25 Sep 9:58am Covid-19: Leeds household mixing ban expected to be announced
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The rule will come into force at midnight to help curb rising Covid-19 cases, the city council says.
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25 Sep 9:51am Former Ferrari boss Domenicali confirmed as new F1 chief
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Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is named the new president and chief executive officer of Formula 1.
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25 Sep 9:29am Updated Covid-19: Leeds household mixing ban expected to be announced
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The rule will come into force at midnight to help curb rising Covid-19 cases, the city council says.
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25 Sep 9:25am Updated Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week
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The Office for National Statistics said there was "clear evidence" of an increase in cases in all age groups.
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25 Sep 9:23am Former Ferrari boss Domenicali confirmed as new F1 chief
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Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali is appointed as Formula 1's new chief executive, succeeding Chase Carey.
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25 Sep 9:14am Updated Paris attack: Two hurt in stabbing near former Charlie Hebdo office
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Two suspects are arrested after the incident near the scene of the deadly 2015 attack on the magazine.
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25 Sep 9:10am Updated Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre
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The suspect is critically ill after apparently then shooting himself at the Croydon centre.
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25 Sep 8:57am Updated Covid lockdown: Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli get new restrictions
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Two of Wales' biggest cities are included in the new restrictions, with 1.5m people in total affected.
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25 Sep 8:00am Coronavirus: Will the new Job Support Scheme help me? And other questions
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An NHS contact tracing app has finally been launched in England and Wales. We answer some of your questions.
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25 Sep 7:57am Updated Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank expecting a baby, Buckingham Palace says
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She says she and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are "so excited" about the child, due early next year.
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25 Sep 7:35am Updated French Open fans cut to 1,000 a day amid new Covid-19 restrictions
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The French Open, which starts on Sunday, will now only be allowed to have 1,000 fans a day after new coronavirus restrictions were introduced in the country.
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25 Sep 7:28am Updated UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount
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Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
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25 Sep 6:38am Tottenham handed Carabao Cup bye after Orient players test positive for coronavirus
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Tottenham are awarded a bye into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after their tie with Leyton Orient was called off.
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25 Sep 6:29am Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
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Limits on loo roll and flour are back as supermarkets act to prevent a repeat of March's panic buying.
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25 Sep 5:35am Valtteri Bottas fastest in first Russia practice
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Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas is fastest in an incident-packed first practice session at the Russian Grand Prix.
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25 Sep 5:27am Croydon shooting: Officer shot dead at police custody centre
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A police officer is shot by a 23-year-old man who was being detained in Croydon.
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25 Sep 4:32am Updated Covid: Uncertainty as industries miss out on job support
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The chancellor's new wage top-up scheme to replace furlough is aimed at protecting "viable" roles.
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25 Sep 4:26am Croydon shooting: Officer shot dead at police station
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A police officer is shot by a man who was being detained at the custody centre.
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25 Sep 3:29am Coronavirus: Where do governments borrow money?
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How does it work when a government wants to borrow money, and when does it have to pay it back?
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25 Sep 3:28am Updated County lines raids: 1,000 arrests and £1.2m drugs seized
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Class A drugs, £526,000 in cash and 200 weapons are seized in raids across England and Wales.
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25 Sep 2:51am Updated Covid: Scottish university students told not to go to pubs
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Students are told not to socialise outside of their accommodation this weekend in a bid to stem Covid.
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25 Sep 2:16am Updated Covid: Royal accounts show potential £35m shortfall due to pandemic
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The impact of lockdown on visitors to the Queen's official residences contributes to a fall in income.
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25 Sep 1:01am Micah Richards on how Man City star Phil Foden can repair the damage done to his England career
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BBC pundit Micah Richards says Manchester City forward Phil Foden is doing the right things to make up for his mistakes on England duty.
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24 Sep 9:15pm Covid: Tory MPs bid to increase scrutiny over coronavirus rules
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Backbenchers raise concerns that measures are being brought in without Parliament having a say.
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24 Sep 8:17pm Coronavirus infection: Is there a North-South divide in England?
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Half of people in northern England are facing additional restrictions - but no-one in the South.
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24 Sep 7:21pm How worried should we be about deadly cyber-attacks?
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Experts have been warning for years that it's not a matter of if, but when, hackers will kill somebody.
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24 Sep 7:11pm Britpop: Photographer Kevin Cummins revisits the 90s
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The music scene's heady days are chronicled in a new book by former NME photographer Kevin Cummins.
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24 Sep 7:07pm The German medical students who want to learn about abortion
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Lack of training is restricting access to abortion in Germany, but students are trying to change that.
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24 Sep 7:03pm Coronavirus: Are the lockdown restrictions too strict?
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Some people, including scientists, believe the hard lockdown measures can be confusing.
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